Ready Steady Go

Join the Our Chalet team to help prepare Our Chalet for the next busy season!

Ready Steady Go is the event for groups and individuals who: 

  • Want to experience the Swiss Alps 
  • Are looking for a way to give back to Guiding and Scouting 
  • Want a short time commitment 
  • And are looking for a challenge 

Everyone is welcome to apply - previous guests and staff, and those who haven't visited - you just need to be keen to lend a hand. Volunteers come from all over the world, making your experience a truly international one!  

Our next Ready Steady Go event: 24 April - 1 May 2018


Apply Today

Download the Ready Steady Go application form

Deadline for applications is  31 March 2018. Please email completed forms to

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Applicant Criteria
  • Aged 18 or over
  • Enjoys meeting and mixing with new people
  • Physically fit
  • Practical and not afraid of hard work
  • Can communicate in English

The days that you spend at Our Chalet will involve a variety of tasks: general deep cleaning, collecting rubbish and recycling it, laundry, sweeping and snow shovelling, putting tents up, helping in the kitchen, preparing guest rooms, firewood preparation, repairing things, painting, scraping, waxing furniture, repairing walls, taking inventory ... and anything else needed to keep the Centre in good shape!

You will also have the chance to take part in some of our day and evening programme activities, to explore the Adelboden valley, make new friends and impact the success of our oldest World Centre.

What are the benefits?
  • Board and lodging at Our Chalet
  • Personal and skills development
  • Programme activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free wi-fi, linen and bedding are provided
  • International friendship and fun - guaranteed

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Making your way to Our Chalet? 

Save on travel costs - Purchase a Guide & Scout transfer pass! 
Return ticket for only 75 CHF from any point of entry in Switzerland to Our Chalet.

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